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Daily PressWard Scull's interest in payday loans started as an effort to help a single Virginian. But it grew into a statewide coalition that campaigns to protect all Virginians from predatory lending. And it has earned him recognition as the Daily Press Citizen of...
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Daily PressJared Patton turns 3 years old Tuesday, but he will forever be a baby. He can't sit or stand. Can't talk or roll over. He can move his legs, but can't walk. He can move his arms, but will never grasp a toy. Yet in the cocoon of stuffed animals, soft...
NEWPORT NEWS — Victims of defective Chinese drywall demanded an audience with Gov. Bob McDonnell at Monday's meeting of the Defective Drywall Task Force. "All I keep hearing is request this, request that," said Amanda Fowle of Newport News,...
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Daily PressAs the housing crisis ripples through the economy and panicked homeowners face foreclosure, one advocacy group in Virginia is seeing an ominous rise in scam artists. Now state lawmakers in Hampton Roads are taking aim. Lawmakers in Newport News and...
247-7821Top members of his own party would rather he resign. The House speaker has issued a public rebuke and launched an ethics investigation. But instead of going away, Del. Phil Hamilton is going door-to-door in the 93rd District. And local GOP officials...
— At first glance, it might seem like a good deal, a spacious townhome in Denbigh, 2,200 square feet with three bedrooms and three bathrooms for $217,950. But the home at 1006 Hollymeade Circle has a problem that's not immediately clear to...
804-225-7345Del. Phil Hamilton, R- Newport News, wants to know if the private sector can accomplish something that government has failed to do: expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Under that scenario, a contractor would enter into a 50-year agreement to expand...
804-225-7345Vice President Dick Cheney brought the national spotlight to Jamestown on Wednesday, addressing state lawmakers from the spot from where the Virginia General Assembly first met nearly 400 years ago. "It is striking to realize how much of America's...
757-247-4738When Virginians Against Payday Lending was recently given a chance to have Gov. Timothy M. Kaine mediate a compromise with payday lenders, the advocacy group declined. The group has decided it won't compromise on what it believes is a moral issue,...
Tags: Politics, Lobbying, Death, Credit and Debt, Loans
247-4765The amazing four-lane high-rise bridge? Transportation meetings last week produced some compelling new road possibilities and triggered some shifting subplots in the General Assembly's quest to smooth Hampton Roads traffic. Ratcheting up road discussion...
247-4534The vanishing act of the James River ghost fleet could continue to the point that it numbers only about 15 ships by the end of next year, the head of the U.S. Maritime Administration said Wednesday. On Wednesday morning, Maritime Administrator Sean T....
247-4765The Peninsula obsession with the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is spreading south. Lawmakers from across Hampton Roads gathered Thursday to talk about the region's ailing transportation network in the hopes of getting a clearer picture of where they all...
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